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Cyril Johnston & Company, Limited, hereinafter referred to as ‘Cyril Johnston & Co., Ltd.’, ‘we’, ‘our’ or ‘us’. is committed to taking all reasonable steps to protect the privacy of visitors to cyriljohnston.com, hereinafter referred to as ‘this website’, ‘the website’ or, ‘our website’.

This policy explains the information we collect from you when you visit this website and how we process the information we collect. By continuing to use this website, it us understood that you agree to this policy. If you do not agree, you should desist from using this website immediately.

  1. The data we collect from you
    Via this website, we may collect, store and use the following kinds of personally identifiable information:

    • Information about how you access and use our website. This includes, but may not be limited to your browser type and version, duration of each visit, geographical location, IP address, operating system, page views referral source, page views and how you navigate our website;
    • Information you knowingly provide to us for the purpose of registering with us, contacting us, or subscribing to services offered by this website;
    • And, any other information that you provide.

    We do not permit you to disclose information about any third party via this website.

  2. How we use ‘Cookies’
    A cookie is a file containing a unique identifier which is sent by our web server to your browser. This unique identifier is sent back to our server every time your browser requests a page from our server, allowing our server to identify and track the browser.

    We use a combination of both ‘session’ cookies and ‘persistent’ cookies on our website. Session cookies should be deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until you delete them, or until they reach a predetermined expiry date is reached.

    You can delete both session and persistent cookies at any time from your browser.

  3. Google Analytics
    We use Google Analytics to analyse how you and other visitors use our website. Google Analytics user information about how you and other visitors use our website. This data is collected by using cookies stored on your computer. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about how visitors use our website and this information is stored by Google. You can read Google’s privacy policy by clicking http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html.

  4. Using your personal information
    We may use the personal information you provide to us via this website for the following purposes:

    • Administering this website;
    • Improve your browsing experience by personalising the website;
    • Facilitating your use of services provided via this website;
    • Sending you general communications and replying to any matters you may have raised via this website;
    • Send you marketing communications relating to our business which we think may be of interest to you, by post or, where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technologies. Please inform us at any time if you no longer require wish to receive marketing communications from us:
    • Providing third parties with statistical information about our users;
    • Keeping this website secure;
    • Verify your compliance with the terms and conditions covering the use of the website;

    Please note that we will not, provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing without your consent.

  5. Disclosures
    We may disclose your personal information to any of our employees, officers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors, insofar as we determine to be reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this privacy policy.

    Additionally, we may disclose your personal information:

    • To the extent that we may be required to do so by law;
    • In order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights;
    • And any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information.

    Except as provided in this privacy policy, we will not provide your information to third parties.

  6. International data transfers
    Information that we collect may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate in order to enable us to use the information in accordance with this privacy policy.

    Information you provide to us may be transferred to countries which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force within the United Kingdom and European Economic Area (EEA). Additionally, personal information that you submit for publication on the website will be published on the internet and may be available, via the internet, around the world. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of such information by others.

    By providing information to us and by continuing to use our website, you expressly agree to such transfers of personal information.

  7. Security
    We take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. All personal data you supply to us, is stored on a secure server. You acknowledge however that the transmission of information over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

  8. Policy Updates
    We may update this privacy policy from time to time by posting a new version on our website.

  9. Your rights
    You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you.

    Provision of such information will be subject to:

    • The payment of a fee, which is currently fixed at £10 Sterling;
    • And the supply of appropriate evidence of your identity. For this purpose, we will usually accept a photocopy of your passport or driving license, certified by a solicitor or bank, plus an original copy of a utility bill showing your current address.

    Should you wish to receive a copy of personal information we hold about you, you should write to The Data Compliance Officer, Cyril Johnston & Co., Ltd. Ballynahinch Road, Carryduff, Belfast, Northern Ireland BT8 8DJ United Kingdom.

    We may withhold such personal information to the extent permitted by law.

    You may instruct us not to process your personal information for marketing purposes, by sending an email to us.

  10. Unrelated and Third Party Websites
    The website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies, content or practices of third party websites.

  11. Updating information
    It is your responsibility to let us know if the personal information which we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated. You can contact us by writing to The Data Compliance Officer, Cyril Johnston & Co., Ltd. Ballynahinch Road, Carryduff, Belfast, Northern Ireland BT8 8DJ United Kingdom. Alternatively, you may send an e-mail marked for the attention of The Data Protection Officer to hello@cyriljohnston.org.

  12. Contact
    If you have any questions about this privacy policy or our treatment of your personal information, please contact us by email hello@cyriljohnston.org.

  13. Data Controller
    The data controller responsible in respect of the information collected on this website is the The Data Compliance Officer who can be contacted by writing to Cyril Johnston & Co., Ltd. Ballynahinch Road, Carryduff, Belfast, Northern Ireland BT8 8DJ United Kingdom.

  14. Jurisdiction
    This contract is formed under United Kingdom: Northern Ireland law. The courts of Northern Ireland have exclusive jurisdiction in the resolution of any dispute which may arise.